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Google and Facebook top places to work in Singapore, fall out of top 10 in US: Report

Tech giants Google and Facebook claimed the top two spots as the best places to work in Singapore as rated by employees, according to a list...

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LTA releases new MRT map

For the first time, the map also features contextual elements such as prominent landmarks to help commuters identify their corresponding...

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Singapore Airlines ranked top brand in Singapore: KPMG report

Singapore’s well-loved national carrier has been ranked the highest in KPMG's Customer Experience Excellence Report Singapore 2019.

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Singapore scientists turn plastic waste into useful chemicals using sunlight

Chemists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) have discovered a method to turn plastic waste into valuable chemicals by...

Singaporeans' top 10 Google searches in 2019

A list of 2019's trending searches released by Google for the island nation reveals the most popular topics searched for in the year gone...

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Singapore is 13th most expensive place for expats in the world, 7th in Asia

Singapore has scaled five places to become the 13th most expensive location in the world for expatriate workers.

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Here are the top destinations for Singapore travellers in 2019: YouTrip

In 2019, the overall top destinations for Singapore travellers continue to be Malaysia, Japan, and Australia – but there are signs that...

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First in Asia, Grab's numberless card offers more security for users

The digital GrabPay Card was made available in Singapore from December 5.

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New discovery by NTU scientists could chart new treatment route for pneumonia

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) have found a potential new route to disabling viruses that cause severe...

The Tamil track that Singaporeans loved the most in 2019

In a trending videos list released by YouTube, Tamil track Rowdy Baby by Wunderbar Studios made it to the top three in the music category...

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Minister Iswaran launches IHC book documenting stories of Tamil community in Singapore

Highlighting the importance of preserving the legacy of the Tamil community in Singapore and Southeast Asia, a new book “Sojourners to...

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Youngest NMP Mohamed Irshad honoured with 7th Abdeali Tayebali Lifetime Achievement Award

NMP Mohammed Irshad presented the 7th Abdeali Tayebali Lifetime Achievement Award for working towards making Singapore a more caring,...

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DBS receives social enterprise award from President Halimah

DBS has been named the inaugural winner of the “Social Enterprise Champion of the Year (Corporation)” award at the President’s...

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The 7th Singapore Airshow to be powered by solar energy

For the first time in its 12-year history, the Singapore Airshow will be fully solar-powered, with sustainability as its key focus.

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3 types of diabetes medicines recalled due to impurity found: HSA

Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has recalled three metformin medicines found to contain impurities above the internationally...

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Asia has at least 10 ancestral lineages, Europe only one: NTU study

Knowing a person’s population group and their predisposition to drugs is extremely important if personalised medicine is to work.

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Changi Airport T4 trials iris and facial recognition for immigration clearance

In a new trial that commenced on November 25 at Changi Airport, ICA made use of iris and facial images for contactless immigration...

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SIA flight to New Delhi delayed for 17 hours, airline apologises

Due to a Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight to New Delhi that was delayed by up to 17 hours, a father missed his child’s awards ceremony.

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Singapore makes strong showing at 20th Asia TV Forum & Market

The 20th Asia TV Forum & Market 2019 (ATF) kicked off on Wednesday, December 4, at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, with Singapore...

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Newly recorded Singapore national anthem makes debut

On December 3, which marks the 60th anniversary of the unveiling of Singapore’s national anthem, “Majulah Singapura”, a new recording...

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MAS warns against website soliciting bitcoin investments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued an advisory warning people about a website that has been soliciting investments in...

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Singapore launches digital archive of Tamil dance

The Digital Archive of Tamil Dance was launched on Saturday, November 30, at the National Library Board, Singapore (NLB).

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Netflix, Disney execs members of newly launched Singapore Media International Advisory Council

The inaugural Media International Advisory Council (IAC) was launched on Monday, December 2, by the Singapore Media Festival (SMF).

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Singapore to unveil new rendition of national anthem on December 3

Singapore will be unveiling a new rendition of its national anthem Majulah Singapura – which means “onward Singapore” – on Tuesday,...

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Singapore government seeking public feedback ahead of Budget 2020

Singapore’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) is gathering public feedback ahead of Budget 2020 in February to better understand the needs of...

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Facebook issues correction notice under Singapore government’s ‘fake news’ law

A post by Facebook user Alex Tan, who runs the States Times Review blog, has been embedded with a correction label, at the request of the...

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Singapore sees record 5 mn visitors in July-September 2019

According to data from the Singapore Tourism Board, the nation-state saw a jump in international visitor arrivals, with a record 5 million...

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Temperature in Singapore to dip as low as 22 degrees in December: MSS

Singapore's monsoon season is here, so be prepared for wet weather conditions whenever you head out.

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Exploring Singapore’s Tamil connections and heritage

A special exhibition by the Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) – From the Coromandel Coast to the Straits: Revisiting our Tamil Heritage –...

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